Monthly Archives: July 2012

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ABC Radio National discusses live export

AMIEU Queensland Branch Industrial Officer, Mr Lee Norris, recently attended the studios of ABC Radio to take part in a discussion regarding Live Export and its impact on the Australian meat processing industry.  To listen click on the below link:

http://www.abc.net.au/rn/australiatalks/stories/2010/2816617.htm

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Live export exports jobs!

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End live export

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Walk a day in my shoes

Tony Mooney, Labor candidate for the federal seat of Herbert, walks a day in the life of a meatworker.

 

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Inquiry reveals cattle cruelty at sea

ALMOST 300 cattle that perished on a live-export voyage from Fremantle to Egypt suffered a slow, cruel death, a Federal Government inquiry has found.

During 22 days at sea about 7400 cattle on the lower decks of Wellard Rural Export’s MV Ocean Shearer were “panting and gasping” for air and suffering from heat stress while standing […]

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Live export investigation

On Monday 30 May 2011, Four Corners aired shocking footage of the torture that Australian bred animals are suffering following their live export to Indonesia.

GetUp! Action for Australia will be presenting a petition at Parliament House to Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig:

“We call on you to immediately halt the live exports […]

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MLA knew about Indonesian horrors in May 2010

On Thursday, 9 June 2011, the Chairman of MLA, Don Heatley made several public comments denying that MLA had any prior knowledge of the horrific practices aired on the Four Corners program “A Bloody Business”.

Mr. Heatley said:

“If there was complete and utter knowledge of the brutality, the grotesque brutality that we saw recently, we would […]

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Let’s end live export

 

View Animals Australia’s new advertisement against live export.

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Animals Australia investigation – Turkey

The horror of the live export trade has once again been exposed due to the hard work and dedication of the team at Animals Australia.  Animals Australia investigators have video evidence of sheep and cattle being slaughtered in breach of international guidelines.  In the last 18 months around half a million head of Australian livestock […]

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